News Archive 2007-2015

Chouk Bwa Libète (Haiti)

Thursday 14th July, 8.00pm Chouk Bwa Libète is one of the foremost traditional Haitian Mizik Rasin (Voodoo roots music) band from Haiti. A highlight of the WOMEX World Music Expo in 2015, their authentic trance-inducing music has exploded onto the international stage in recent months. The source of their music…...

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Bellows & Bows (Ire)

Wednesday 13th July, 8.00pm Bellows and Bows presents an evening of Uilleann Pipes and Fiddle music featuring tutors from this years Ceol na Coille summer school. Master Uilleann Piper Padráig McGovern, with harpist Sabina McCague is joined by Paul Bradley, Martin Quinn and Micheal McCague on Fiddle, Button Accordion and…...

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Colin Dunne, Tola Custy, Maeve Gilchrist and David Power (Irl.)

Wednesday 21st September, 8.25pm Music Network is thrilled to present a new collaboration between the prodigiously talented dancer Colin Dunne, fiddler Tola Custy, harpist Maeve Gilchrist and uilleann piper David Power. This newly-commissioned work, is a sparkling kaleidoscope of melody and rhythm inspired by the natural sounds and shimmering patterns…...

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Distorted Perspectives – Soundtrack (Live Improvised Film Scores)

Sunday 1st May, 8.00pm An evening of live music specifically composed to accompany a selection of films, including a sound and vision mix of the surrealist ‘Meshes In The Afternoon’ by F12, a short performance piece by AUTUMNS, and a collective of local musician’s performing an experimental score to the…...

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Distorted Perspectives 2016

April 29 – May 1 Donegal will play host to its third annual experimental music and art festival when Distorted Perspectives lands back in Letterkenny over the May Bank Holiday Weekend for three amazing nights of music in the Regional Cultural Centre and beyond. The festival opens on Friday 29th…...

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Official Launch of Bealtaine 2016

Tuesday 3rd May, 11.00am Launch of the 19th Annual Bealtaine Festival with guest speaker Grainne Haines from Active Ireland talking about Active EU Citizenship, followed by entertainment with Fergus Cleary & Virgil Quinn. Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny @ 11.00am Info: 074 91 29186 Download – Bealtaine Programme 2016...

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Donegal Master Fiddlers

An Grianán Theatre –  Saturday 14th May, 8.00pm The Donegal Master Fiddlers gala concert is a celebration of the lifetime achievement of four of the county’s greatest living traditional fiddlers, Jimmy and Vincent Campbell, Dinny McLaughlin and Danny Meehan. In addition there will be a host of other Donegal fiddlers…...

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Men At Lunch (Film Screening)

Thursday 26th May, 8.00pm Director: Seán Ó Cualáin / Ireland/USA / 2013 / 71 minutes / Certificate : G Eleven ironworkers eat their lunch whilst casually sitting on an iron beam their feet dangling in the air high above New York, with Central Park and a foggy Manhattan in the…...

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The Conwal Singers & Friends

Friday 13th May, 8.00pm The Conwal Singers present an evening of summer song, poetry and music. They will be joined by Ramelton based poet Denise Blake, Letterkenny based group ‘Mind your Quavers’ and Castlederg based choir ‘The Derg Valley Choir’. Admission Free – Advance booking advised Booking – 074 91…...

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Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (Film Screening)

Thursday 5th May, 2.00pm Frank Capra’s classic comedy casts a young James Stewart as the idealistic and naive Jefferson Smith, a country politician newly appointed to the US Senate. When he comes face-to-face with the reality of widespread corruption and cynicism in Washington politics, he becomes determined to hang on…...

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